DIY Pelican Paper Craft Project

DIY Pelican Paper Craft Project

Teaching your toddler about birds? Pelicans are a great option to introduce him to, and what could be a better way to do that than with a craft activity?

This easy pelican paper craft project will not just improve your child’s motor skills and keep him engaged in a creative activity, but when you team it up with some fun facts I’ve included towards the end, it’ll make it a complete learning experience for him!

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Supplies Needed For This Pelican Art Project

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How To Assemble This Pelican Craft

Download and print out the printable pelican template.

Cut out your pelican and set aside. Glue the pieces together using a glue stick or white school glue.

Cut out the brown post and glue your completed pelican to the post.

Your pelican craft is done unless you would like to create a watercolor background.

You could also glue this bird to yellow construction paper if you want to create a beach scene instead

This is a fun ocean themed beach craft and one the kids will enjoy creating. Don’t forget to check out the other ocean creature crafts to go alongside this fun pelican craft idea.

You can get started by downloading the free Pelican Template here. And now for those fun facts and tid-bits about pelicans!

Pelican Facts For Kids

  • Pelicans are large water birds. They have a huge beak which helps them catch their prey.
  • They usually live around lakes and rivers.
  • Most pelicans have white feathers.
  • Their wings can spread really wide, which is why they are excellent fliers too.
  • Pelicans eat several fish every day.
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DIY Pelican Paper Craft Project

DIY Pelican Paper Craft

This is a tutorial on how to make a DIY pelican paper craft.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Printer
  • Colored Stock Card
  • Glue
  • Black Marker Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paintbrush
  • Iodised salt
  • Watercolor Paints

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    Download and print out the printable pelican template.

    Cut out your pelican and set aside. Glue the pieces together using a glue stick or white school glue.

    Cut out the brown post and glue your completed pelican to the post.

    Your pelican craft is done unless you would like to create a watercolor background.

    You could also glue this bird to yellow construction paper if you want to create a beach scene instead

    This is a fun ocean themed beach craft and one the kids will enjoy creating. Don’t forget to check out the other ocean creature crafts to go alongside this fun pelican craft idea.

Did your little one enjoy this pelican paper craft? Why not get him busy with some more fun and interesting ones? I’ve listed some below for you to pick from!

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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